Visitors to Canterbury speak favourably about this friendly city's cathedral, historical sites and bars. You can learn about the local heritage of Canterbury at top landmarks such as Canterbury Cathedral and St. Martin's Church. You might find that sights like the Royal Museum and Art Gallery and Weaver's House are worth a visit, too. 

    As one of the main hubs of the Church of England, the religious sites of Canterbury are the main highlights for many travellers, especially pilgrims. However, there’s more to the charming city than just the cathedral, as you’ll see in our Go Guides.

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    • 10 Best Things to Do in Canterbury

      Canterbury is famed for its splendid cathedral and atmospheric medieval streets. A lively and multinational student population adds a more youthful element, and no doubt helps to sustain a good selection of attractive pubs and a healthy café scene. The Great Stour River, which passes through various parts of the city, provides a scenic background – especially when complemented by charming...

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